Ranger Ecologist


Accolade Wines


Kingston-on-Murray in the Riverland, SA

Responsible for supporting the delivery of the Banrock Station Ramsar Site Management Plan, located at Kingston-on-Murray in the Riverland, South Australia. Banrock Station has a diverse team of people working together in wine tourism and eco-tourism, hospitality, viticulture, wine sales and conservation.

  • Work as part of an inclusive and collaborative team
  • Expand your career in beautiful natural surrounds
  • Work flexibly and with autonomy to deliver results and enjoy balance

About us

At Accolade Wines, our purpose is to enrich everyday moments. As one of the world’s leading wine companies, our award-winning portfolio includes beloved brands such as Hardys, Grant Burge, St Hallett, House of Arras, Mud House, Jam Shed and many more. We are one of the largest wine producers in the world – we’ve been around since 1836, and our portfolio has won a total of 8,846 international wine show awards in the last decade.

About the role

The driving force behind our business is our people – we have over 1,500 staff across Australia, the UK, Europe, Asia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Americas, and every one of us is passionate about making the ordinary extraordinary through our amazing wines.

We are now recruiting for an enthusiastic, experienced Ranger Ecologist with the ability to manage the implementation and review of the Banrock Station Ramsar Site Management Plan. Specific project work will include managing a revegetation program, threatened species recovery plan including endangered bilbies, a wetland and woodland monitoring program, and developing interpretive tools and experiences to communicate our environmental values and attributes to our customers.

This role is full-time and permanent.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the delivery of the annual revegetation program including seed collection, propagation and operation of the onsite native nursery
  • Maintain local infrastructure including undertaking repairs to boardwalks, bird hides and feral proof fencing
  • Undertake monitoring activities flora, fauna and water flow & quality
  • Support the control of pest plants and animals
  • Supervise the work undertaken by contractors and volunteers
  • Support the collection of data and preparation of reports including updates on environmental initiatives and related programs

What you’ll bring:

  • Well-developed communication and reporting writing skills
  • Hands on experience with general repairs and maintenance including the use of power tools
  • Familiarity with water management in the Murray Darling Basin
  • Experience in biodiversity monitoring and reporting
  • Experience or knowledge of an integrated approach to pest management
  • Experience or knowledge of landscape restoration and/or remediation
  • Tertiary qualifications in Natural Resource Management or a related discipline
  • Working with children police check or ability to obtain
  • Australian driver’s license
  • Chemical use accreditation or ability to obtain

Ability to work unsupervised both independently and in a team environment

What you’ll get:

An annual wine allowance, on top of your salary! You heard right – you’ll get money to spend on our amazing wines, as well as a fantastic range of benefits including a gym subsidy and employee assistance program. Plus a whole host of career opportunities across the world.

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